Golden Tide head into home stretch of fall baseball seasonBy Chris October 21, 2021 11:08am
Golden Tide announce schedule changes, other events for final two weeks of fall season
The Victoria Golden Tide College baseball team is now into the final two weeks of a successful inaugural fall season in the Canadian College Baseball Conference (CCBC) and they have added a game and some other events that fans and players alike will enjoy!
THIS WEEKEND, October 23rd and 24th
The VI College Prep Mariners head to town for a doubleheader beginning at 1:00 pm at Wilson’s Group Stadium. The Mariners are based in Nanaimo and play in the U18 College Prep Division of BC Minor Baseball and are the 2021 Provincial Champions at that level. Tickets are just $5.00 and $10.00 and available at the gate. Children 12 and under are free.
The Parksville Royals visit for a doubleheader beginning at 1:00 pm at Wilson’s Group Stadium. The Royals play in the BC Premier Baseball League, the top high-school league in Canada. In 2021, the Royals made it to the semi-finals of the 2021 Provincials before bowing out to the Victoria Eagles. Tickets are just $5.00 and $10.00 and available at the gate. Children 12 and under are free.
WINTER COAT DRIVE
Fans coming to any of the games on Saturday or Sunday, or to the game on October 30th (see below) can bring any used fall or winter jacket to the game and receive a free ticket for entry. All jackets will be donated to Our Place Society for them to distribute to those in need. Fans may also drop jackets off at the HarbourCats / Golden Tide office at 101-1814 Vancouver Street.
INTERSQUAD WORLD SERIES DATES SET! Wed-Fri October 27 – 29
The Golden Tide play their best two out of three BLACK vs GOLD Intersquad World Series on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (if needed), October 27th, 28th and 29th. All games will begin at 4:00 PM and the games are FREE and open to the public! The winning squad will be treated to a night in a Suite at a Victoria Royals hockey game! These games will NOT be streamed on-line.
GAME ADDITION: ONTARIO GIANTS COME TO TOWN
The Ontario Giants Baseball Program is coming to town and they will play the Victoria Golden Tide on Saturday, October 30th at ~3:00 PM in a single nine-inning game, the last formal game of the 2021 fall season. Admission as per normal, $5.00 and $10.00. The start time is approximate as the game will be preceded by a game between the Giants U16 team and the HarbourCats Players Development Club that begins at 12 Noon. Fans are encouraged to come and watch that game prior to the Golden Tide game. Your ticket is good for both games.
The U16 game will NOT be streamed, but the Golden Tide vs. Giants game will be available. It will be provided FREE to existing streaming subscribers and a pay-per-game link will be set up for single-game viewing.
The Golden Tide will wrap up their 2021 Fall season with a fun Intersquad game on Sunday, October 31st, starting at 12 Noon. Players will be encouraged to wear costumes, with prizes for the best costume and other fun contests and escapades will be planned. Fans are welcome to attend and admission to this is FREE! This will NOT be streamed on-line.
REMAINING FALL SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE:
SAT. OCT. 23, 1PM – VAN. ISLE PREP*
SUN. OCT. 24, 1PM -PARKSVILLE ROYALS*
WED. OCT. 27, 4PM – WORLD SERIES G1
THU. OCT. 28, 4PM – WORLD SERIS G2
FRI. OCT. 29, 4PM – WORLD SERIES G3**
SAT. OCT. 30, 3:00 PM – ONTARIO GIANTS
SUN. OCT. 31, 12 NOON – INTERSQUAD
* Double Header
BECOME A TIDE BOOSTER!
It is not too late to become a Tide Booster! Fans who wish to enjoy priority seating in the Diamond Club or Campbell Club seating areas for all remaining fall games, as well as all games in the spring, may now join the Golden Tide Booster Club, where a $200 fee secures a spot, gets one a Golden Tide hat and t-shirt and access to other Booster Club perks and benefits. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at 778-265-0327 for details.